Fu Zhou Cuisine 福州小吃 in Arcadia, CA

Fu Zhou Cuisine 福州小吃 in Arcadia, CA Fu Zhou Cuisine, 643 West Duarte Road, Unit B, Arcadia, CA 91007, Telephone: (626) 254-0800. Open every day from 10:00am to 10:00pm. Located in the corner of the plaza to the east of the supermarket. One cuisine that’s generally missing in the Los Angeles/Orange County area is Fuzhou…

Dim Sum at Tim Ho Wan 添好運 in Irvine, CA

Dim Sum at Tim Ho Wan 添好運 in Irvine, CA Hong Kong’s original Tim Ho Wan location was awarded one Michelin star back in 2010, making them the most inexpensive Michelin starred restaurant in the world. Since then, Tim Ho Wan expanded into six locations in Hong Kong and one location in nearby Macau, and…

Dim Sum at Elite Restaurant 名流山莊 in Monterey Park, CA

Dim Sum at Elite Restaurant 名流山莊 in Monterey Park, CA For at least a decade, Elite Restaurant has been ranked by diners and foodies as one of the Top 3 dim sum palaces in the LA/OC area. These days, despite changes of staff and managers, the quality of their dim sum is still excellent. Most…

Dolan’s Uyghur Cuisine 阿凡提美食 in Alhambra

Dolan’s Uyghur Cuisine 阿凡提美食 in Alhambra One of the co-owners, Bughra Arkin, works throughout the day and is very friendly towards customers, as are the rest of the service staff. They have opened for not more than a week when word got out about them on Food Talk Central and on EaterLA. We my SGV…

Last Meal at Embassy Kitchen 彌敦閣 in San Gabriel, CA

Last Meal at Embassy Kitchen 彌敦閣 in San Gabriel, CA Today will mark the final day of service for this very popular Cantonese restaurant, as the owner has decided to retire and not seek a new location for the restaurant after it was announced that the entire block where Embassy Kitchen sits has been sold…

Dinner at 重庆特色小面 Chong Qing Special Noodles in San Gabriel

Dinner at 重庆特色小面 Chong Qing Special Noodles in San Gabriel One of the last places Los Angeles Times food critic Jonathan Gold reviewed before he passed this summer.   Apparently, one of Best Noodle House’s chefs left to open up his own place, and with good reason too.  The food here is really good, with healthy…

Northern Chinese Dumplings and Baos at You Kitchen 婆婆家 in Alhambra, CA

 Northern Chinese Dumplings and Baos at You Kitchen 婆婆家 in Alhambra, CA You Kitchen, 1402 East Valley Boulevard, Alhambra, California 91801, Telephone: (626) 977-8088.  Hours seem to be from 10:00 am to Midnight, daily.  Open since October, You Kitchen offers an array of Northern Chinese style dumplings (from Shen Yang) from xiao long bao (soup…

Los Angeles Times 101 Restaurants We Love at The MacArthur

Los Angeles Times 101 Restaurants We Love at The MacArthur Los Angeles Times is keeping up the annual food event created by Jonathan Gold, which celebrated the announcement of Gold’s annual 101 Best Restaurants List.  This year, food writers Jean Harris, Amy Scattergood and Andrea Chang dined at as many of the restaurants that were…